OCS Pre-Departure Series

The OCS Office offers a series of workshops to prepare students for upcoming study abroad experiences. See Teaching and Learning on OCS and Travel Planning for materials from past sessions.

Direct Enrollment

Not offered in 2020, see materials

Presentation to prepare you for your direct enrollment program – one that includes direct enrollment in courses offered by universities abroad. Housing, course selection tips, teaching styles and grading, as well as engaging in extra-curricular activities and planning an active social life will be discussed by returning students and OCS staff. (RSVP to hkaufman)


OCS Field and Independent Research Pre-departure Workshop

Not offered in 2020, see materials

A short workshop to prepare you for the field and independent research on your OCS program. OCS Faculty Fellow Professor Steve Drew and student panelists will help you to:

  • Connect your program to the academic life at Carleton
  • Connect your OCS field experiences to a potential comps project
  • Develop your OCS experiences into a fellowship or post-graduate plans

(RSVP to hkaufman)